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Petoskey Area

FALL COLOR GUIDE

A MICHIGAN TREASURE


TUNNEL OF TREES TOUR

Tunnel of Trees Tour

Tour A Tour B


Tunnel of Trees Tour

This tour has earned nationwide acclaim. As you tour, read the markers along the way for points of historical significance. Also, be sure to visit the unique shops in Good Hart and Cross Village, including a general store, antiques shop and art studios. They tend to close in mid-October. • Depart Harbor Springs north on M-119 through Cross Village • Continue on M-119 turning left on Lake Shore Drive to Lakeview Road at Sturgeon Bay • Continue on Lakeview, which becomes Gill Road • Choose Tour A or Tour B (through Mackinaw City) Tour A — 50 miles and about 1 1/4 hours drive time • On Gill Road, go 3 miles to Pleasantview Road (C-81) • Continue south on Pleasantview Road to M-119 • Turn right on M-119 to return to Harbor Springs Tour B — 110 miles and about 2 1/2 hours drive time • On Gill Road, go about five miles to Cecil Bay Road • Left on Cecil Bay, then right on Wilderness Park Drive • Left on Headlands to Central • Take the last left before I-75 (past Colonial Fort Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City) • Cross under I-75 at the base of the Mackinac Bridge to US-23 • Continue on US-23 into Cheboygan • Turn right at M-27 through Indian River • Turn right on M-68 to Alanson • Turn left on US-31 to the outskirts of Petoskey • Turn right on M-119 to Harbor Springs For a map of attractions, visit bit.ly/TunnelofTrees.


CIRCLE LAKE CHARLEVOIX TOUR JORDAN RIVER VALLEY TOUR

Circle Lake Charlevoix Tour Jordan River Valley Tour


Circle Lake Charlevoix Tour

35 miles and about 50 minutes drive time. At Mount McSauba Park, explore sand dunes, hiking trails and the beach. • Depart Boyne City north on Lake Street (C-56) to US-31 • Turn left at US-31 for about one mile • Turn right on Mercer Boulevard and continue to the last street • Take a left at the end, then another left • Continue to Mount McSauba Road and turn right at the stop sign, returning to US-31 • Continue on US-31 straight into town • Depart Charlevoix on US-31 South to M-66 • Take a left into Ironton • Turn left and board the ferry (nominal fee) • Continue straight along Ferry Road to Boyne City

Jordan River Valley Tour

50 miles and about one hour drive time. Enjoy the spectacular scenic overlooks. • Depart Boyne Falls west along M-75 one mile to Deer Lake Road (C-48) and bear left • Stay left on C-48 into East Jordan • Turn left at M-66 • Turn left on Alba Road • Take a left at the junction of US-131 • Continue five miles to the Dead Man’s Hill turnoff and go left • Backtrack to US-131, turn left and return to Boyne Falls


SURF AND TURF TOUR TRI-COUNTY TOUR

Surf and Turf Tour Tri-County Tour


Surf and Turf Tour

35 miles and about 45 minutes drive time. Rolling hills, picturesque farms and Lake Charlevoix make this a “can’t miss” tour. • Depart Charlevoix along US-31 South to the Ellsworth turn (C-48) in Atwood • Turn left on C-48, continue five miles and turn left on Church, then left again at the next stop, staying on C-48 • In East Jordan, turn left on M-66 • Stay on M-66 to US-31 • A right on US-31 takes you back into Charlevoix

Tri-County Tour

62 miles and about 1 1/4 hours drive time. On your return to Petoskey, be sure to enjoy the awesome view as you crest the hill entering town. • Depart Petoskey east on Mitchell Street (C-58) to Wolverine • Take a right at the stop light onto Straits Highway, continue for seven miles to Thumb Lake Road (C-48) • Take a right to US-131 • Go left on US-131 to Boyne Falls • Turn west on M-75 to Boyne City • Stay on M-75 north through Walloon Lake Village to US-131 • Turn left and return to Petoskey


Chairlift Rides A chairlift ride up and down Michigan’s most famous ski slopes gives you a bird’s eye view of miles upon miles of awesome color covering rolling, wooded hills. Boyne Highlands 600 Highland Drive, Harbor Springs 231.526.3835 ~ boynehighlands.com Boyne Mountain 1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls 231.549.7256 ~ boynemountain.com

Ziplines A thrilling way to enjoy the color in our trees is to zip right through them. All the rides give you panoramic vistas. Some include views of Little Traverse Bay — and on a clear day, the Mackinac Bridge. Wildwood Rush Canopy Tours 02575 Boyne City Road, Boyne City 231.582.3400 ~ wildwoodrush.com Zipline Adventure Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs 855.229.3421 ~ boynehighlands.com Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls 855.248.8441 ~ boynemountain.com


Farm Markets Maybe it’s the crisp air. Perhaps it’s the incredible color. Whatever it is, there’s something about autumn that makes the fresh produce from our local farm markets even more delicious. So along with the views, make sure to take time for a taste of fall at these locations. Hayrides, apple cider and corn mazes can also be found at some of these locations. 1 Bill’s Farm Market

4450 East Mitchell Road, Petoskey 231.347.6735 ~ billsfarmmarket.com

2 Coveyou Scenic Farm Market

4160 U.S. 131 South, Petoskey Business: 231.348.1278, Market: 231.347.0011 ~ coveyouscenicfarm.com

3 Friske Orchards Farm Market & Country Haus

10743 North U.S. 31 at Atwood 231.599.2604 ~ friske.com

4 Pond Hill Farm - Winery, Brewery, Café, Market

5699 South Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs 231.526.FARM (3276) ~ pondhill.com

5 The Pumpkin Barn

1880 West Sturgeon Bay Road, Levering 231.537.2941

6 Royal Farms Farm Market

10445 North U.S. 31, Ellsworth 231.599.3222 ~ royalfarmsinc.com

7 Uncle Frank’s Apple Town

4391 U.S. 31 North, Alanson facebook.com/UncleFranksAppleTown


Wineries, Breweries & Tours It’s easy to fall in love with our wines. Now, it’s easy to find tours, transportation and special events, too. Just go to Apple’s App Store or Google Play and put Petoskey Wine Region in the search box. With the app on your phone, everything is right at your fingertips. 1 1918 Cellars at Castle Farms

5052 M-66 North, Charlevoix 231.237.0884 ~ 1918cellars.com

2 Beards Brewery

215 East Lake St., Petoskey 231.753.2221 ~ beardsbrewery.com

3 Blue Lakes by the Bay Transportation

Petoskey 231.932.1065 ~ petoskeywinetours.com Offers private wine tours.

4 Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery

8370 Lakeview Road, Alanson 231.881.6582 ~ crookedvinewine.com

5 Mackinaw Trail Winery & Brewery

3423 U.S. 131, Petoskey 231.487.1910 ~ mackinawtrailwinery.com

6 Maple Moon Sugarbush & Winery

4454 Atkins Road, Petoskey 231.487.9058 ~ mmsyrup.com

7 Northern Michigan Wine and Beer Tours

410 Mason Street, Charlevoix 231.437.3339 ~ northernmichiganwineandbeertours.com Offers wine and other arranged tours.

8 Petoskey Brewing

1844 M-119, Petoskey 231.753.2057 ~ petoskeybrewing.com

9 Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery

3720 Atkins Road, Petoskey 231.290.WINE (9463) ~ petoskeyfarms.com


10 Pond Hill Farm - Winery, Brewery, CafĂŠ, Market

5699 South Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs 231.526.3276 ~ pondhill.com

11 Resort Pike Cidery & Winery

3471 Resort Pike Road, Petoskey 231.753.2508 ~ resortpike.com

12 Royal Farms Market and Winery

10445 North U.S. 31, Ellsworth 231.599.3222 ~ royalfarmsinc.com

13 Rudbeckia Farm & Winery/Burnt Marshmallow Brewery

3379 Lake Grove Road, Petoskey 231.622.4173 ~ rudbeckiafarm.com

14 Seasons of the North Winery/Burt Lake Brewery

9090 West M-68, Indian River 231.548.1280 ~ seasonsofthenorth.com

15 Spare Key Winery

06872 Upper Bayshore Road, Charlevoix 231.250.7442 ~ sparekeywinery.com

16 Stiggs Brewery & Kitchen

112 South Park Street, Boyne City 231.497.6100 ~ stiggsbrewingcompany.com

17 Sunset Premier Shuttle

825 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey 231.497.1182 ~ sunsetpremiershuttle.com Offers wine tours by appointment.

18 Vine Ride - Petoskey Area Wine Tours

Petoskey 231.709.3450 ~ mivineride.com

Offers public and private wine tours. 19 Walloon Lake Winery

3149 Intertown Road, Petoskey 231.622.8645 ~ walloonlakewinery.com


Biking Smoothly coast along our paved pathways as they wind through landscape that has come alive with magnificent fall color. Your ride will put you in the midst of the breathtaking hues that make autumn cycling here an unforgettable experience.

Hiking Lace up your boots, make sure your cell phone is charged (you’ll want to take a ton of pictures) and explore some of the most beautiful trails imaginable. Crisp air, the scent of fireplaces, and the sounds of geese overhead make your hike even more memorable.

Golf Once the leaves have turned, the immaculate greens on all of our 18 spectacular courses are surrounded by a kaleidoscope of color. Along with lower rates, it’s easy to see why many people feel that fall is the best time of year to play our magnificent courses.

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Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau

401 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey, MI 49770 800.845.2828 or 231.348.2755 info@PetoskeyArea.com ~ PetoskeyArea.com Follow PetoskeyArea on:

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Petoskey Area Fall Color Guide  

Many people find fall the best time to visit the Petoskey Area. This brochure features directions and maps of six driving tours that take yo...

Petoskey Area Fall Color Guide  

Many people find fall the best time to visit the Petoskey Area. This brochure features directions and maps of six driving tours that take yo...